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Long-distance race. The standard marathon is 42.2km (26.2mi) long, which was the distance run by the ancient Greek soldier who brought news to Athens of victory over the Persians at the...

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A stochastic frontier approach to running performance

Elmer Sterken.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

Long-distance running performance depends on age of the runner and race distance. In this paper we apply a stochastic frontier approach to estimate optimal running performance across...

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